Environmental Solutions

Environmental Solutions, 1st Edition

Environmental Problems and the All-inclusive global, scientific, political, legal, economic, medical, and engineering bases to solve them

Environmental Solutions, 1st Edition,Franklin Agardy,Nelson Nemerow,ISBN9780120884414


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The most comprehensive tool for professionals combatting environmental issues.

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Key Features

* Contributions by international experts in government, industry, and academia.
* Editors are recognized as the editors of Environmental Engineering, the best selling title published by John Wiley
* The first action-oriented book for environmental engineers.


In our changing world, society demands more comprehensive and thoughtful solutions from environmental engineers, environmental consultants and scientists dealing with the degradation of our environment. Lead by Nelson Nemerow and Franklin Agardy, experts in business, academia, government and practice have been brought together in this book to provide guidance for these environmental professionals.

The reader is presented with a variety of solutions to common and not so common environmental problems which lay the groundwork for environmental advocates to decide which solutions will work best for their particular circumstances. This book discusses chemical, biological, physical, forensic, medical, international, economic, political, industrial-collaborative solutions and solutions for rural and developing countries giving readers the freedom to evaluate a variety of options and make informed decisions. End of chapter questions and additional resources are included making this an invaluable teaching tool and ideal reference for those currently involved in improving and preserving our environment.


Environmental engineers, civil engineers, governmental policy makers and regulators, chemical engineers, academics, environmental consultants, administrative workers and industrial decision makers concerned with environmental issues.

Franklin Agardy

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Forensic Management Associates, San Mateo, CA

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Nelson Nemerow

Affiliations and Expertise

Consulting Environmental Engineer Encinitas, CA

Environmental Solutions, 1st Edition

Part I: Politics and Policy of Pollution

Chapter One: The Political Environment
Chapter Two: Forensic (legal) Solutions
Chapter Three: Educatioonal Solutions

Part II: Scientific and Technical Solutions

Chapter Four: EconomicSolutions
Chapter Five: Physical(Engineering) Solutions
Chapter Six: Biological Solutions
Chapter Seven: Hydrogen Energy Solutions
Chapter Eight: Chemical Solutions
Chapter Nine: Electrical and Thermal Solutions
Chapter Ten: Medical Solutions
Chapter Eleven: Industrial and Municipal Collaborative Solutions
Chapter Twelve: Industrial Ecology Solutions

Part III: International Aspects

Chapter Thirteen: Rural and Developing Country Solutions
Chapter Fourteen: International Solutions

Part IV: Summary

Chapter Fifteen: Summary

Quotes and reviews

"If I were to teach a general environmental course dealing with world-wide environmental problems and solutions, I would seriously consider this book as a text."
Gary F. Bennett, University of Toledo, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Toledo, Ohio in the Journal of Hazardous Materials
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